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Journal of Academic Librarianship Vol. 11, No. 4 (1985) pp. 219–22
This article examines the role of authority control in an online environment. Topics covered include a definition of authority control, the relationship between authority control and catalogs, current school of thought regarding the need for...
NASSP Bulletin Vol. 66, No. 455 (September 1982) pp. 75–77
Outlines the experiences of one small district in introducing microcomputers. Lessons learned concern a computer checkout procedure and teacher inservice training. (JM)
Computers & Education Vol. 42, No. 2 (February 2004) pp. 195–214
The workforce within the US is increasingly culturally diverse and mobile. Rapid technological changes, coupled with cultural diversity and employee mobility, have created the milieu for critical issues in organizational training methods. Effective...
Information Technology and Libraries Vol. 5, No. 2 (1986) pp. 112–20
Examines the factors that determine the cost of retrospective conversion (definition of conversion, standards of acceptance, method of conversion, hit rate, standards for creation of machine-readable records for nonhits); reports results of cost...
Improving Preservice Teachers’ Science Knowledge by Creating, Reviewing and Publishing Slowmations to Teacher Tube
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3133–3140
“Slowmation” (abbreviated from “Slow Animation”) is a new but simple form of stop-motion animation that supports learners in creating their own animations of science concepts. This paper presents a study of preservice elementary teachers in two...
College and Research Libraries Vol. 44, No. 1 (January 1983) pp. 5–11
Discusses the definition of an online library catalog; five factors to be considered by the online catalog designer; user-computer communication (error messages, help screens, prompts, unnatural language); online tutorials and offline instruction...
Simplifying Animation to Encourage Preservice Teachers’ Science Learning and Teaching Using “Slowmation”
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2838–2847
Preservice elementary teachers often lack science knowledge which reduces their confidence to teach science in schools. “Slowmation” (abbreviated from “Slow Animation”) is a simplified form of stop-motion animation that encourages preservice...
Indian Journal of Open Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (2000) pp. 105–108
Research Issues in Quality in Open Distance Education
Can Virtual Reality Increase the Realism of Role Plays Used to Teach College Women Sexual Coercion and Rape-Resistance Skills?
Ernest N. Jouriles; Renee McDonald; Antje Kullowatz; David Rosenfield; Gabriella S. Gomez; Anthony Cuevas
Behavior Therapy Vol. 40, No. 4 (December 2009) pp. 337–345
The present study evaluated whether virtual reality (VR) can enhance the realism of role plays designed to help college women resist sexual attacks. Sixty-two female undergraduate students were randomly assigned to either the Role Play (RP) or...
Molly Tamarkin; David A. Bantz; Melody Childs; Stephen diFilipo; Stephen G. Landry; Frances LoPresti; Robert H. McDonald; John W. McGuthry; Tina Meier; Rochelle Rodrigo; Jennifer Sparrow; D Teddy Diggs; Catherine W. Yang
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 45, No. 6 (2010) pp. 31–32
That technology evolves is a given. Not as well understood is the impact of technological evolution on each individual--on oneself, one's skill development, one's career, and one's relationship with the work community. The authors believe that...